Our Team Ethos
The SMP 3 Pillars of Success approach involves collaboration, commitment and flexibility. Our team of highly experienced coaches, trainers and consultants are all passionate about the work they do and share the same values and business ethos including delivering the right programmes and solutions to achieve your desired outcomes. For larger scale Outplacement and Coaching projects or where we need additional specialism, we can also tap into our network of tried and trusted associates and professionals to call on. The SMP team ethos provides a sustainable foundation that stands the test of time. Check out some of our key players below:
Introducing the Core SMP Team and their specialisms:
Debbie is a highly experienced and leading Personal Impact specialist. She works with professionals, executives, organisations and business owners on Personal Branding, Reputation Management, Emotional Intelligence and Career Strategy. Her natural coaching style and ability to combine hard, honest assessment, helpful feedback and insight has helped hundreds of business and personal clients to unlock their true potential and fulfill their talent.
Dionne is an engaging, experienced Career Coach and Master NLP Practitioner. She has a real passion for helping professionals and executives excel in achieving their career goals or successfully transition their careers, following redundancy. Her expertise includes 1:1 coaching and delivering a wide range of workshops for different aspects of outplacement/career transition. In addition, Dionne enjoys facilitation for team building events and leadership development training.
We are delighted to welcome back Sam to the SMP team. She has a wealth of experience working for a Top 100 Company in Sales, Planning and Project management. A qualified Coach with a wide-ranging Coaching and Training skill-set, Sam is passionate about supporting individuals and teams to be more effective in the workplace as well as coaching employees facing redundancy to move forward with their careers and achieve a bright new future. Sam is equally at home enjoying 1:1 Coaching, facilitating Team Awaydays, Outplacement and training workshops.
Gail is an inspirational Coach and Trainer who is passionate about developing and fulfilling the potential of professionals, teams and businesses and delivering excellence in customer service. With extensive experience in performance improvement, career transition, people and business development, Gail’s expertise will help you discover clarity and identity to enable you to shape future performance and thrive, so you can stand out from the crowd and be remarkable!
Lin is a qualified Careers Advisor with a wealth of previous management experience and many years working with Young People. With her personable approach, in- depth knowledge of the education system and expertise providing Young People aged 15 -24 with Careers Advice & Guidance, Lin has achieved great success supporting sons and daughters of busy professionals. Lin provides an invaluable service to demystify and alleviate the stress from the difficult education and career decisions to help your son or daughter formulate then achieve their goals to get the best start in life.
A NLP Master Practitioner (ANLP qualified) using a blend of NLP techniques and coaching, Steve has achieved remarkable results helping people overcome barriers to progression in their career and lives. Confronting negative behaviours, emotions and beliefs by releasing people from their inhibiting fears and phobias to achieve their true potential. Steve is also an experienced Trainer, passionate about employee engagement and a highly analytical and effective Consultant.
We are delighted to welcome Phil Facey to the SMP team. Phil is a certified Career Coach having successfully completed Steve Preston’s Career Coach Development Programme. Phil has a wealth of experience and wide-ranging skill set from working in various leading organisations within the IT industry, a mentor for charity service users and a trusted adviser for several organisations. Phil has a keen interest Neuro Linguistic Programming and Emotional Intelligence has a great passion for facilitating the process for people to make positive changes in their careers and life.
Sue is a highly experienced Outplacement Consultant and Career Coach. She has supported hundreds of people at all levels through the trauma of redundancy and into bright new futures in private and public sectors. She previously had highly successful careers in recruitment, sales and training. In addition to 1:1 coaching, Sue loves to facilitate a wide range of workshops for those in transition around new employment, self-employment or retirement in her engaging style.
Shirley has supported hundreds of people through outplacement and career transition. A qualified trainer, Shirley has a passion for helping people find their way forward. With her enthusiastic approach she is equally happy running workshops and coaching individuals. Her previous IT management background and experience running a recruitment business, has given Shirley great insight of the recruitment process and valuable market knowledge.
Constance is a Professional Actress and Public Speaking Consultant with vast experience in this specialist field. She has coached CEOs, VPs, MDs and Senior Management Teams from international businesses and the NHS achieving remarkable results. Her specialisms are speaking dynamically and memorably, Keynote speeches, Interviews and presentations for Senior Executives.